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CDC confirms second US case of new coronavirus from China

The Chicago woman, 60, returned from China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness, but a few days later she called her doctor to report feeling sick.

N.C. animal shelter says ‘world’s worst cat’ is up for adoption

The Mitchell County Animal Rescue organization in North Carolina said the cat's dislikes include “dogs, children, the Dixie Chicks, Disney movies, Christmas and last but not least . . . hugs."

Fire rages at building in heart of Manhattan’s Chinatown

Firefighters toiled all night and were still putting out pockets of fire on Friday morning at a building in the heart of Manhattan's Chinatown district.

Two dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston

A large explosion at an apparent industrial building in Houston early Friday left rubble scattered in the area, damaged homes and was felt for miles away.

Two elephants escape from circus in Russian city

When the local circus tried to load the animals into a truck to head to the next destination, they resisted and walked away.

‘Bogus’ Ukraine theory led to Trump’s abuse, Dems tell trial

As the Democrats pressed their case for a second day before skeptical Republican Senate jurors, they displayed video images of the nation’s top FBI and Homeland Security officials warning the public off the theory that it was Ukraine, not Russia, that interfered in the 2016 election.

24 hours in, senators flout quaint impeachment rules

So much for the Senate’s quaint rules and tradition.

Top Arizona court: Divorced woman can’t use frozen embryos

A woman can’t use her frozen embryos to have a baby over opposition from her ex-husband under terms of the contract they signed with a fertility clinic, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.